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OCTOBER 2014 A monthly publication of the Beaver Dam Senior Center Volume 17 Issue 10 TABLE OF CONTENTS Activity Calendar Beaver Dam Pepper Festival Bobbies Papercrafting Buddy Bingo Flu Shots FREE Fall CleanUp From the Administrator Gentle Yoga Graceful Yoga Halloween Party Listening Session with the Mayor 12 5 6 6 4 4 3 8 10 3 11 Lunch Learn Messing With Mitzi More Than Just A Meal New Member Orientation Packer Parties Programs Activities Saturday Night Polka Senior Travel Club Steering

CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES 114 E Third St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Phone 920 8874639 Fax 920 8871902 Hours MondayFriday, 730 am430 pm Email bdcascityofbeaverdam.com Web Site www.cityofbeaverdam.combdcas DEPARTMENT STAFF Evonne Boettge Traci Gmeinder Patti Maleck Julie Piltz George Behling Parks Department Administrator Office Administrator Customer Service Clerk Custodian Building Maintenance GENERAL INFORMATION Participation City residents age 50 over become participants

FROM THE ADMINISTRATORS DESK What image comes to mind when you think about October Colorful fall leaves covering a winding country road. Halloween costumes ghosts, witches, zombies, princess and superheroes. Rows of bright orange pumpkins, carved into jackolanterns lit in the dark night sitting on porches down streets in the city. There are lots of great events and holidays in October, the internet has some wonderful lists if you might enjoy looking that up. National celebrations include Pizza,

FLU SHOTS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 A Beaver Dam Community Hospital Health Works nurse will be at the Center from 930 to 1130 am. Make your appointment with the Center office. The cost is 30.00 cash, check or FREE with your Medicare or Medical Assistance Card. Why get vaccinated against influenza flu Influenza flu is a contagious respiratory disease that can lead to serious complications, hospitalization, or even death. Anyone can get the flu, and vaccination is the best way to protect against influe

BEAVER DAM PEPPER FESTIVAL SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4 Enjoy music, food and fun at Park Village Shopping Center from 1000 am to 500 pm. The Beaver Dam Pepper Contest winner will be announced at the festival. Dont forget to visit our booth and pick up a ticket to win a handcrafted garden bench. Other booths will feature great things to do. Look for the fun at the end of the parking lot near ShopKo. OCTOBER BDAYS 2 3 4 7 9 10 12 14 15 17 Dot Schultz Cherie Wille Jean Schweisthal Marion Gade Sandy Heiar

BOBBIES PAPERCRAFTING TUESDAYS Join Bobbie Pearson for cardmaking at the Center. We will be using precut diecuts, doing some stamping and paper cutting, and using paper punches, markers and beautiful papers to complete some very unique cards. The cost is 6.00 per class and includes all supplies. Please bring a good paper cutting scissors, if you have them. Date October 14 October 28 November 11 Time 100300 pm 100300 pm 100300 pm Reg. Deadline October 7 October 21 November 4 MESSING WITH MITZI C

Join us for a fundraising event 5050 Raf fle DINING DANCING at the Silent Auction November 15 Bayside Supper Club W9231 Cty Trk G, Beaver Dam, WI Featuring the 5301030 pm Tickets 15.00 0 10 et k Tic ing w Dra Brought to you by City of Beaver Dam Community Activities Services Senior Center Available at the following Beaver Dam locations BDCAS, 114 E. Third St. Recheks Food Pride, 609 N. Spring St. Piggly Wiggly, 810 Park Ave. Thank you to our Sponsors Johns Bar 920 8874639 Shopping Cen

GENTLE YOGA OCTOBER 27DECEMBER 15 This form of yoga can be done using a chair seated or for support or without and allows for greater flexibility and joint mobility through breath and relaxation techniques. Poses, sequences and modifications focus on specific issues for active older adults Kyphosis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Balance, Chronic Pain, Breathing Difficulties, etc. Yoga is more than a form of exercise it is considered a holistic experience which rejuvenates the mind,

THISTHATAND SOME OTHER THINGS TV TRIVIA 1. What western featured a father and his three sons 2. What sitcom included a female and her alien friend 3. What 1950s show starred William Bendix 4. What Disney show featured a group of young people called the Mousketeers 5. What series took place in Texas and featured Larry Hagman MOVIE TRIVIA 1. What movie was the rage dealing with the mafia and starred Marlon Brando 2. Judy Garland sang Over the Rainbow in what movie 3. What 1997 movie was based on a

GRACEFUL YOGA OCTOBER 29DECEMBER 17 Even if you have never taken a yoga class before, it is never too late to get started. This class is suitable for all fitness levels and it is specifically targeted to active, mature audiences. Whether you are trying to get fit, compensate for too much sitting or bad posture, in this class you will work on building strength, increasing joint flexibility and improving mental focus and physical balance. Yoga counters the effects of gravity by lengthening the spi

LISTENING SESSION WITH THE MAYOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 Mayor Tom Kennedy will be at the Center on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 10001100 am, schedule permitting, to discuss ideas for the city, listen to your comments and concerns and try to address issues of importance to older adults. Youll have his total attention for an hourplease welcome him to the Center and bring your concerns and comments DODGE COUNTY SENIOR DINING MENU OCTOBER 2014 Rose Newman, Site Manager Lunch is served MondayFrida

OCTOBER 2014 ACTIVITY CALENDAR Sunday Monday Tuesday 1 Wednesday 800 Benefit Specialist Cribbage 830 Hooks Needles 900 Woodburning 100 Bingo 700 DJ Sheepshead Cribbage Hooks Needles Woodburning Blood Pressure Screening Bingo Birthday Party DJ Sheepshead Senior Center Woodshop Hours MondayFriday, 800 amNoon Volunteers are always needed If you are interested in helping, please call at 8874639, ext 108. 5 6 7 730 800 845 900 100 500 600 Coffee Conversation Cribbage Gentle Yoga Woodcarving Euchr

Thursday 2 800 815 930 100 Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Wii Bowling Pool League Sheepshead 500 Pom Dance Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Wii Bowling Lunch Learn Pool League Sheepshead 500 Pom Dance Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Wii Bowling Meet the Mayor Pool League Sheepshead 500 Pom Dance Womens Expo Nancys Notions Event Warehouse 200700 pm 3 800 830 915 100 Friday Cribbage Learn to Play Cards Movie ClubNebraska Bowling at Tower Lanes Euchre Speed Scrabble 4 Saturday Beaver Dam Pepper Festival

PROGRAMS ACTIVITIES ProgramActivity Active adults ages 50 over are welcome to attend. Cost 10 classes for 10 punch card Two cards for 1.00 Free Regular bowling rates apply Free Cost varies Free ProgramActivity Mens Cooking Class 330500 pm Thursdays once per month Movie Club Please check newsletter for days times. New Member Orientation 3rd Monday of Month 1000 am Open Pool Tables 730 am430 pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays Fridays Pepper Mondays 600800 pm 3rd Saturday of month 100300 pm Pino

HALLOWEEN WORD SEARCH Creative Forecasting, Inc. October 2014 Issue APPLES BATS CANDY COSTUMES DECORATIONS GAMES GHOST GOBLIN JACKOLANTERN MASKS OWLS PARTIES PUMPKIN SKELETON WITCHES SENIOR CITIZEN ACTIVITY PASS The Beaver Dam Unified School District is once again offering FREE activity passes to seniors. If you enjoy football, basketball, wrestling, volleyball, or any other sports or activities, stop by the Center and pick up your FREE pass today.

YOUR BENEFIT NEWS Submitted by Amanda Ackerman, DC Elder Benefit Specialist Read Your Medicare Annual Notice of Change Its hard to believe that another Medicare Annual Enrollment Period AEP is right around the corner What is the Annual Enrollment Period Each year from October 15th to December 7th, Medicare beneficiaries have the opportunity to enroll in, switch, or disenroll from Medicare prescription drug plans Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans Medicare Part C. During the AEP, benefi

WORD PICTURES WORD PICTURES 1 Creative Forecasting, Inc. October 2014 Issue Answers on page 21 3 4 5 2 7 8 6 9 10 11 12

POM DANCE NEWS by Gloria Waddell The Seniorettes performed at the Dodge County Fair on August 14 in Radio Park. On September 10, they presented a program in Waupun at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living. The participants are Chris Bedker, Mary Desjarlais, Dorothy Ebert and Maggie Miller. The team did eight routines and Gloria Waddell performed three dance and baton numbers. HOOKS NEEDLES NEWS by Lois Livens and Charlene Litwin Dear Marion... Roses are red, Violets are blue, Hooks and Needles has th

FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE NEWS by Carol Abel We began bowling at Tower Lanes on September 5. There are six teams, and three substitutes. For some of us, it was the first time we had bowled since we finished in April, so three games seemed to stretch our limit. Soon we will all be in the swing of things. Rip Cullen had five strikes in a row with a game of 175. Good start Rip. Jack White picked up a 57 spilt. His high game was 160. Other high games Harvey Lewis222 560, Mike Decker215, Vince Pena192, T

STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES BEAVER DAM SENIOR CENTER Friday, August 22, 2014 pay participation fee. Tour Wayne reported that Old World Wisconsin needs 5 more. He encouraged us to attend Travel Club Meeting August 25 at 400 pm to learn about 2015 extended trips. He updated us on status of day trips. Woodshop Terry said that we have finished our summer with 125 4H kids from five counties. We are now slowing down. Old Business DanceFund Raising Event Posters and tickets will be ready by end

TV TRIVIA 1. Bonanza 2. Mork and Mindy 3. The Life of Riley 4. Mickey Mouse Club 5. Dallas MOVIE TRIVIA 1. The Godfather 2. The Wizard of Oz 3. Titanic 4. Holiday Inn 5. E.T. The Extraterrestrial MUSIC TRIVIA 1. Beethoven 2. Bette Midler 3. Elvis Presley 4. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Star 5. Ray Chales SPORTS TRIVIA 1. Hank Aaron 2. Wilt Chamberlain 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr 4. Mike Schmidt 5 Aaron Rodgers WORD PICTURES 1. Adding fuel to the fire 2. Up to snuff 3. Hang on S

SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB DAY TRIPS PATTY WASZAK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 Nationwide Tour The Travel Club will enjoy a great show featuring Patty Waszak. The cost of 50 includes lunch, the show and transportation on a Nationwide motorcoach. Patty is a singer, songwriter, multiinstrumentalist, comedienne, dancer, recording artist, professional motivational speaker and allaround entertainer Her show features a variety of music. Her original song, Say You Remember Me, has raised money for the research of Alzhe

SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB EXTENDED TOURS FLAVORS OF THE SOUTHLOUISIANA APRIL 1118, 2015 Cost 1,339 ppdbl Registration deadline December 11, 2014 Enjoy this great opportunity to take in all the scenery as the driver winds his way through the countryside on this trip featuring New Orleans, Memphis and the Louisiana Creole Nature Trail An amazing 8day getaway featuring 2 nights in New Orleans, 2 nights in Lake Charles and 2 nights in Memphis. This tour combines the charm of the South, along with its grea

Dodge County Nutrition Site Representative Proud Member Of BD Chamber, BRAW, CWAG, Discover Dodge County, Dodge County Historical Society, Downtown BD Inc., Horicon Marsh Bird Club, ICAA, NABS, NCOA, NISC, WASC, WI Natural Resources, WPRA and WVCA. Accredited by the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers

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